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The Gender Face of Asian Politics free pdf The Gender Face of Asian Politics covers a wide range of studies on gender and politics, gender and political leadership, impact and forms of female political representation and participation in different Asian countries such as Afghanistan, the Philippines, India, Burma/Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Pakistan. Beyond discussing the success and outcome of regional quota provisions and female public policy-making, international authors, coming from North America, Europe and Asia, investigate women's role and contributions as change agents, female heads of government or state, parliamentarians as well as opposition leaders at different tiers, from the local grassroots to the top echelons of political power. All contributions originate from the third international conference on Women and Politics in Asia, held in Islamabad, Pakistan, in November 2005. They represent an ongoing study effort and transnational discussion among experts, academicians, women politicians and NGO representatives, leaving the reader with a systematic, in-depth and comparative knowledge of the various dynamics, characteristics and challenges of the gender face of Asian politics.

About Aazar Ayaz

Aazar Ayaz is the Executive Director of The Researchers, a research based development organization based in Islamabad, Pakistan. He is associated with many community report and support programs in governance, human rights and gender. His major research areas are women's political empowerment and decentralization in Pakistan. Andrea Fleschenberg is currently working as Research Fellow at the University of Hildesheim, Germany. She has been Lecturer of Comparative Politics (with special emphasis on women in politics, transition studies, Asian studies) at the University of Cologne and Duisburge-Essen, Germany, Visiting Professor at the University Jaume I, Castellon-Spain in 2006, and Visiting Professor at the University of the Punjab, Lahore-Pakistan in 2007.

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Author : Aazar Ayaz
Publisher : OUP Pakistan
Data Published : 15 January 2009
ISBN : 019547516X
EAN : 9780195475166
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 266 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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